Sue Currell is a Reader in American Literature at the University of Sussex and the Chair of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS). Sue specialises in 1920s and 1930s America but in the past she has published on a wide breadth of topics that include eugenics in thought and culture, modern leisure, print culture and the jazz age. Over the course of her career she has been awarded several fellowships and grants from The Leverhulme Trust, The Fulbright Commission, the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and the University of Maryland. She can be found at:

Academic Job Applications “Do’s” and “Don’ts”

“Do stay positive. Writing an application is a great way of seeing how far you’ve come in your career and thinking about what you want to do next. Most people do not succeed at first try. You may have made a good impression that will help you in the future, even if you don’t get asked to an interview.” Continue reading